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Two Ways – A Chalk Art Story

by Joseph Graber

Two Ways - A Chalk Art Story

Scared In Sunday School Chalk art has become a very large part of my story.  For the better part of my life I have thought of myself as an artist.  That’s why something I heard in Sunday School once scared me very much. I was a little Amish boy.  In Northwestern Montana the Amish community […]

Excerpt from my Notebook (from 8-7-10)

by Joseph Graber

Excerpt from my Notebook (from 8-7-10)

“God’s calling then, is to communicate Him. He is the truth, therefore I must radiate truth. God is love, therefore I must radiate love. God is beauty and holiness, therefore I must radiate beauty and holiness. God is enough, therefore I must radiate contentment. These are all things that I cannot do with my hands, it is only the Holy Spirit that can perform this amazing communications feat. He is my eternal place of rest, therefore I must abide in Him and He in me or my life is vain.

The Fruits of the Spirit

by Joseph Graber

The Fruits of the Spirit

This was a fun chalk drawing to do. If you look the red part of the watermelon is heart shaped. That is where the talk started- the condition of the human heart. The cross represents salvation and the dark spots (seeds) represent problems of the old flesh in our lives. The inner rind (light green, yellow) […]

Fear and Faith

by Joseph Graber

Fear and Faith

On a good day when everything is going well I would tell you, if you asked me, that fear was sin. If you asked me the same question on a day of darkness, when the future looks uncertain and I really don’t know what is happening or going to happen,  I might tell you that fear may […]

A Message to Carry

by Joseph Graber

While working at the auto parts store the other day a number of men were discussing the usual politics, weather, and women. They overheard me telling my boss that I would be out of town for a week while going on a mission into Mexico. Upon hearing this, one of the men asked me what the price of […]

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